Updated (August 2011): Compare the Pentax K-5 vs Sony NEX-7

Pentax K-5 vs Sony NEX 7

Winner
Pentax K-5

41

Sony NEX-7

37

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5

Great image quality
Overall image quality
82.0
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
104 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 7

Size
Really small
Compact (111×59×38 mm)
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Thickness
Thin
1.5"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 4 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-5.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-7.

competitors

Pentax K-5 Competitors

Pentax K-3 II

Pentax K-3 II

Entry-level DSLR

$840 - $846 body only

$1,421 with 16-85mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$850 body only

$1,485 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Pentax KP

Pentax KP

Entry-level DSLR

$999 - $1,000 body only

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Autofocus Slower autofocus

Sony NEX-7 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 - $448 body only

$498 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Size Slightly larger
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$786 body only

Focus points More focus points
Weight Slightly lighter
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality

discussion

Pentax K-5
K-5
Pentax

Report a correction
Sony NEX-7
NEX 7
Sony

Report a correction

Showing 0 comments